Rear Admiral (JAGC)
CHARLES E. McDOWELL, USN (Ret.)
Of Alexandria, VA passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 25, 2012 surrounded by his family and devoted caregivers. He is survived by his beloved wife of 65 years, Carolyn "Candy" G. McDowell; daughters Robin (Bruce) Mathews of Alexandria, VA and Patricia "Mimi" (Tom) VanPoole of Arlington, VA; grandchildren Kristi (Isaac) Maiselman of Washington, DC and Kevin (Amanda) Mathews of Richmond, VA; great grandchildren Charles and Oliver Mathews of Richmond, VA. A memorial service will be held Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 1301 Collingwood Road, Alexandria, VA 22308. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 or to Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 1301 Collingwood Road, Alexandria, VA 22308.